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Cathedral of Oaxaca

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Address: Alameda de Leon, Oaxaca, Mexico
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This lavish cathedral sits on the town's zócalo.

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Beautiful historic cathedral

By all means, stop in to see this lovely building. It has historic significance and it is a church that is still very much a part of its city. Beautiful freschi. Despite many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

By all means, stop in to see this lovely building. It has historic significance and it is a church that is still very much a part of its city. Beautiful freschi. Despite many people in the building when we were there, it was peaceful and holy.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Mexico is filled with beautiful churches and the cathedral should be one of the first on your list. Located on the Zocalo, quiet, serine, gorgeous altars, saint commemorations and tastefully appointed1

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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

By the lical people, a vadt cgurch with many side chapels dedicated to popular saints. No particular art works

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Foster City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Every church offers you a surprise when you walk in and this is no exception- a must see. It's a peaceful place to sit and meditate.

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Oaxaca
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Some reviewers appear to have confused the Cathedral, fronting the Alameda Park and on the North side of the Zocalo, with Santo Domingo, several blocks north on the walking street, Andador Macedonio Alcala. It's a nice, cool, and quiet place to sit for a while after walking through the hustle bustle of the Zocalo. They are very different styles. The... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you visit only one church in Oaxaca, make it the Templo de Santo Domingo. The Cathedral is not as nice. However, being on the Zocalo, why not pop in for a short visit anyway? But then, make sure to walk north on Alcala street to go see the Templo de Santo Domingo (so beautiful).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

A definate stop while you're touring the city. Even if you've seen other temples, this one is worth a look

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

we basically got thrown out within moments of getting in as it was lunchtime. Some fantastic gold work on the altar and adjacent pulpit and there looked to be some good artefacts to study. Hey ho should have got there sooner.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

An interesting cathedral in Spanish style. Although it cannot be compared with Cathedral of Santo Domingo de Guzman or Cathedral de Soledad, it is still worth to be seen. There are beautiful flower decorations.

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Freeport, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Church is huge but does not have the beauty of a few other churches in this city. Depending on the time of yer you visit will depend on how it is decorated with flowers

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